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This page provides links to OSHA Construction Standards, agency policies for enforcing the standards, and other information to assist the construction industry.

Standard Interpretations are OSHA responses to specific questions relating to the Agency's interpretation of a standard.

Directives are the documents that provide OSHA's operating procedures and assure consistency within the agency.

Safety and Health Information Bulletins (SHIBs) are one tool OSHA uses to inform internal staff and the public of significant occupational safety and health issues concerning hazard recognition, evaluation, and control in the workplace and at emergency response sites.

Industry Alerts
Federal Registers
Reference Documents

Safety and Health Topics are a collection of information about standards, exposure limits, external links, and news releases.

Specific Topics

Standards and Policies are the legal requirements that define the minimum protections employers must provide to employees and the mechanisms used to enforce these protections.

  • 29 CFR 1926, Safety and Health Regulations for Construction.
Statistics and Data
  • Statistics & Data. Several different types of searches are available. Note: For some searches the letter "C" may be used in the SIC box to search for the Standard Industrial Classification Codes for construction, 1500 to 1799.


*Accessibility Assistance: Contact OSHA's Directorate of Construction at (202) 693-2020 for assistance accessing PDF materials.

All other documents, that are not PDF materials or formatted for the web, are available as Microsoft Office® formats and videos and are noted accordingly. If additional assistance is needed with reading, reviewing or accessing these documents or any figures and illustrations, please also contact OSHA's Directorate of Construction at (202) 693-2020.

**eBooks - EPUB is the most common format for e-Books. If you use a Sony Reader, a Nook, or an iPad you can download the EPUB file format. If you use a Kindle, you can download the MOBI file format.

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